To great evils we submit; we resent little provocations
Quote by William Hazlitt
The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are...
To be capable of steady friendship or lasting love, are the two greatest proofs, not...
He who comes up to his own idea of greatness must always have had a...
Few things tend more to alienate friendship than a want of punctuality in our engagements....
No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of...
There is a secret pride in every human heart that revolts at tyranny. You may...
We find many things to which the prohibition of them constitutes the only temptation.
The way to get on in the world is to be neither more nor less...
Those who can command themselves command others.
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.
We are not hypocrites in our sleep.
Grace in women has more effect than beauty.
The busier we are the more leisure we have.
We can scarcely hate anyone that we know.
Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our...
The player envies only the player, the poet envies only the poet.
Good temper is one of the greatest preservers of the features.
Some people break promises for the pleasure of breaking them.
The world judge of men by their ability in their profession, and we judge of...
The art of life is to know how to enjoy a little and to endure...